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PLC Series: Conversations to Support Writing

Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series. This month we look closely at creating opportunities for ourselves and our students to consider the power of the reading-writing connection.

The first text many students will read is their own. Capitalizing on instructional opportunities for literacy growth through the powerful reading-writing connection is often missed in our segmented school days. Regie Routman believes strongly in supporting students’ understanding and use of this connection as they build their skills.

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PLC Series: Close Reading an Image

Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series. This month we reflect on building lifelong literacy habits for all, from our smallest readers to our own practices as adults. 

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PLC Series: Making Writing Irresistible

Welcome to the Heinemann PD Professional Learning Community Series. This month, we discuss building lifelong literacy habits for all, from honoring the work of our smallest readers to our reflecting on our own practices as adults. 

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What Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell Mean to Me

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In Writing with Mentors, high school teachers Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell prove that the key to cultivating productive, resourceful writers—writers who can see value and purpose for writing beyond school—is using dynamic, hot-off-the-presses mentor texts. Today, Heinemann Product Manager Kim Cahill tells the origin story of Writing With Mentors. You won't want to miss this.

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Mentor Texts For All Phases Of Writing

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In Writing with Mentors, high school teachers Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell prove that the key to cultivating productive, resourceful writers—writers who can see value and purpose for writing beyond school—is using dynamic, hot-off-the-presses mentor texts. Today, Allison and Rebekah argue that mentor texts should be used in all phases of writing—planning, drafting, revision, and publication.

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Writing With Mentors: Who Is It For?

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In Writing with Mentors, high school teachers Allison Marchetti and Rebekah O’Dell prove that the key to cultivating productive, resourceful writers—writers who can see value and purpose for writing beyond school—is using dynamic, current mentor texts.

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